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The defeat of fossil fuel interests is the first step to social justice.

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò

Jodi Dean responds to Ayça Çubukçu’s “Many Speak for Palestine.”

Jodi Dean, Ayça Çubukçu

Is partition the only path to self-determination?

Leila Farsakh

For generations of American radicals, the path to liberation required a new constitution, not forced removal.

Aziz Rana

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The movement has made important progress, but focusing on rights and representation leaves too many behind.

Robert Chapman

House Republicans accuse student protesters of vicious anti-Semitism, but it is administrators who are courting violence. 

Robin D. G. Kelley

How should LGBT activism think about state power?

Samual Clowes Huneke, Hugh Ryan

The solidarity movement doesn’t have a single leader—and it doesn’t need one.

Ayça Çubukçu

You are keeping no one safe, except for your donors, trustees, and the university’s endowment.

Robin D. G. Kelley

It’s not that there has been too much student protest. It’s that there has not been much, much more of it.

Erik Baker

An interview with S’bu Zikode, leader of the shack dwellers’ movement, thirty years after apartheid’s end.

S'bu Zikode, Richard Pithouse

For Robert Jay Lifton, treating veterans’ trauma was an antiwar tool. How did PTSD, the diagnosis he helped create, come to accommodate state violence?

Hannah Proctor

The Israel-India worker deal resembles British indenture.

Michelle Buckley, Paula Chakravartty

Long decried by liberals and conservatives alike, the Martinican psychiatrist remains one of the most piercing critics of colonialism.

Sam Klug

What the concert hall attack means for the Russian leader's future.

Rajan Menon

Astra Taylor and Leah Hunt-Hendrix discuss their new book, Solidarity: The Past, Present, And Future of a World-Changing Idea

Astra Taylor, Leah Hunt-Hendrix, Aziz Rana

A Palestinian catalog of ruin and resilience.

Ahmed Moor

Why is the reality of Palestinian suffering denied in the Israeli consciousness?

Oded Na’aman

A Vietnam veteran on the political legacy of self-sacrifice and the necessity of war resistance.

David Cortright

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Democrats increasingly rely on affluent suburbanites. Does that spell the end of a bold economic agenda?

Jacob S. Hacker, Paul Pierson

Jefferson Cowie speaks with Aziz Rana about whether the language of freedom can be taken back from its "sordid history" in the U.S. context.

Aziz Rana, Jefferson Cowie

While the U.S.–Israel alliance has become isolated, new ones are emerging.

Helena Cobban

After decades of deference to the market, states are exerting greater control over capital. In the face of climate change, it may be too little, too late.

Jonathan S. Blake

Decades after apartheid South Africa, student activists face a new obstacle: the financialization of university endowments.

Kian Braulik

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Can the nation-state serve social justice?

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò leads a forum with Thea Riofrancos, Mariame Kaba & Andrea Ritchie, Ishac Diwan & Bright Simons, and others. Plus Leila Farsakh on Palestinian statehood, Astra Taylor and Leah Hunt-Hendrix on a “solidarity state,” Joshua Craze on rule by militia, and much more. 

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